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the news. but he hopes america will remember petraeus' 30 plus years of service. >> i would have to say they need to understand that he's human. no one's perfect. he made a mistake. i hope that we didn't hear the last of him. >> reporter: law enforcement sources tell nbc news that general petraeus is not under investigation and they don't expect their inquiry will result in criminal charges. we continue to reach out for comment but have not heard back. >> a bit later we'll hear from andrea mitchell. she broke the story of the resignation friday. >>> let's go to front page politics and new today, both sides weighing in on the fiscal cliff on today's "meet the press." >> is the bottom line that republicans losing this election means that they have to give in and allow taxes to go up on wealthier americans? >> i think they already agreed to that. i think you heard john boehner say that. we've had votes in the senate where we've gotten rid of tax credits. i think that's a given. >> we need the republicans to do in 2012 what we did in 2010. we hear the mandate continue to cut spending, but t
ask you to vote for real change and paul ryan and i are going to bring real change to america from day one. >> the scene is set for history from sea to shining sea. america votes in two days with two views from two candidates. on this november 4th of 2012. >>> good day. welcome to "weekend with alex witt." all that plus four fresh battle ground polls and we're joining you live at 30 rockefeller center, headquarters for msnbc's campaign coverage from now until election day. and through results night tuesday. first, this day's headlines. with less than 40 hours to election day a flurry of activity already this sunday. president obama kicked off the day in new hampshire with former president bill clinton. >> so when you ask yourself the question, who is going to fight for me and bring about real change, you know that i know what real change looks like. because i fought for it alongside you. i've got the scars to prove it. i've got the gray hair to show for it. >> after wrap lg up in new hampshire, president obama heads to florida for an event with recording artist pitt bull. he ends his d
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? because this is america. and we don't just make things you want, we make things you didn't even know you wanted. like a spoon fork. spray cheese. and jeans made out of sweatpants. so grab yourself some new prilosec otc wildberry. [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. satisfaction guaranteed or your money back. >>> welcome back to "weekends with alex witt." at the half hour, strategy talk and the tug-of-war over benghazi. david petraeus appeared before congress yesterday in a closed door meeting on the attack. following the hearing representative peter king questioned petraeus's statements while senator diane feinstein defendeded u.n. ambassador susan rice. >> he made it clear that there was significant terrorist involvement. that is not my recollection of what he told us september 14th. >> to say that she is unqualified to be secretary of state i think is a mistake. and the way it keeps going, it's almost as if the intent is to assess nate -- >> joining me now is karen finny a political analyst and armstrong williams a conservative columnist and host of the
, without a growing, strong middle class. our fight goes on because america's always at its best when everybody gets a fair shot. and everybody's doing their fair share. and everybody's playing by the same rules. that's what we believe. that's why you elected me in 2008. and that's why i'm running for a second term as president of the united states. [ crowd chanting four more years ] >> now in four days, you have a choice to make although here in ohio there's early votes so you could make it right after you leave here. it's not just a choice between two candidates or two parties. it's a choice about two different visions for america. it's a choice between going back to the top down policies that crashed our economy or a future that's built on a strong and growing middle class. when you think about -- >> we're going to keep a very close eye on the president, to bring you any nuggets you need to know after that. i want to let all of you know we had teased the fact that former republican senator and governor from new hampshire judd gregg was going to speak with us. i would like to let yo
women behind the falls of america's top spy and how they ended up at the white house on more than one occasion. the saga continues. good morning, everyone, welcome to "weekends with alex witt," we're going to get to what's happening right now out there as we have breaking news on the escalating and deadly crisis in the middle east as it enters its fourth day. overnight explosions could be seen, you see them there, over the gaza skyline. israeli officials say a rocket from gaza injured three soldiers today. israel expanded its air assault, bombing the prime minister's compound and other official buildings. the assault also killed a hamas commander. in israel troops are gathering at the border where many roads into gaza are closed. the military is ready for a ground assault with just an hour's notice, and the u.s. positioned the war ship "iwo jima" nearby but the location is classified. the egyptian prime minister visited gaza yesterday and prepared to mediate a truce. u.n. secretary-general ban ki-moon is expected to visit next week. the widening scope of the assault sparking fears of
it doesn't work on windows. okay, i'm outta here. more dishwasher brands in north america recommend cascade. >>> welcome back to "weekends with alex witt." another republican is speaking out against grover norquist's anti-tax increase. this time it's lindsey graham. >> when you're $16 trillion in debt, the only pledge we should be making is republicans should put revenue on the table. we're this far in debt. we don't generate enough revenue. capping deductions will help generate revenue. i think grover is wrong when he says we can't cap deductions and buy down debt. what do you do with the money? i will violate the pledge only if the democrats will do entitlement reform. >> publisher and former pennsylvania governor ed rendell. hello, guys. good to see you both. >> and to you. both of you. rich, your party has been doing a lot of soul searching and you just heard lindsey graham going against grover norquist's tax pledge. >> well, what they have come to understand, i think, is and lindsey graham said he's not in favor of raising rates but in favor of cutting deductions and exemptions. >> if
's not going to let america settle. he says he will not attack his predecessor, a reference to the obama campaign that he claims continues to blame president george w. bush for any of america's challenges at this time. right now the campaign remains confident. they think this think will be down to the wire. they say it shows a different story than some of the public polls, and they feel very strongly they're going to win this on tuesday. that's the latest. back to you. >> all right, i'll take it. coming up in just a few minutes, hard ball's chris matthews. we're going to ask him if something unexpected is going on in pennsylvania. and could that change the race? well he should know because he is from the keystone state. that is just ahead for you. >>> let's get the latest on the devastation left by hurricane sandy. this morning federal and local officials will update the president on the government's storm response. right now, the power is back on in thousands of more homes. but more than 2.9 million customers are still without power across six states, most of them in new jersey. repair
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about how politically divided america has become. but these times pale in comparison to the extraordinary high stakes during the civil war. the new film "lincoln" chronicles a president and a nation struggling to keep the union together. >> this settles the fate of all coming times. not only for the millions now in bondage, but of unborn millions to come. shall we stop this bleeding? >> joining me now is historian doris kearns goodwin whose book "team of rifles: the political genius was abraham lincoln" is the basis for the film. welcome, doris, so glad to have you. >> thank you, thank you. >> well, i have to give you congratulations on the movie, too. i absolutely loved it. has it been just a whirlwind since it came out for you? >> oh, it's been absolutely terrific. i imagined in my mind lincoln for ten years, waking up with him in the morning, thinking what would he sound like if he talked. what would he walk like if he walked? and then suddenly, to be able to see daniel day-lewis having as much authentic as we know about lincoln's voice, his walk, his talk, his fun
gourds are produced in illinois. and what is america's favorite pie forring thissing in? it is pumpkin. just over 50% picked pumpkin in a cnn poll, apple a distant second and then berry and other fruit pies 6%. those are your number ones on weekends with alex witt. but when i was in an accident... i was worried the health care system spoke a language all its own with unitedhealthcare, i got help that fit my life. so i never missed a beat. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. ♪ don't know what i'd do ♪ i'd have nothing to prove ♪ i'd have nothing to lose [ male announcer ] zales is the diamond store. take an extra 10 percent off storewide, now through sunday. the capability of a pathfinder with the comfort of a sedan and create a next-gen s.u.v. with best-in-class fuel economy of 26 miles per gallon, highway, and best-in-class passenger roominess? yeah, that would be cool. introducing the all-new nissan pathfinder. it's our most innovative pathfinder ever. nissan. innovation that excites. ♪ >>> welcome back to weekends with alex witt. israel is expanding its military assa
fifth avenue. it's a fundraiser for the volunteers of america, which helps feed the hungry. the santas raise money for food vouchers so people can get the food they want and not just what's left at a food pantry. >>> and check out the bieb shaking hands with canada's prime minister. steven harper presented justin bieber with a diamond jubilee medal. it honors achievements by ca yad canadians. people saw this picture and lit up twitter. they couldn't believe bieber wore that outfit for the occasion. he played a concert, though a short time afterward. >>> congressman jesse jackson jr. is resigning. that's after dealing with bipolar disorder and other health problems for nearly a year. he said wednesday that he need to spend time getting better. he's been away from d.c. for most of the year. jackson is also being investigated for possibly trying to get president obama's old senate seat in exchange for fundraising. he has denied doing anything wrong. >>> a young groom is about to get a selfless gift from his fiancee's friend. went to the hospital after threw a pu
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